Senior Database Administrator (DBA) - Global Fintech SaaS Firm

Chicago, Illinois

Open to Remote

Full Time

$200k - $250k

Are you passionate about fintech and software solutions for the investment management industry? We are working with a leading global fintech SaaS firm that specializes in building cutting-edge software solutions for investment management. They have a cloud-native multi-tier investment management platform that is used by over 700 funds, from family offices to hedge funds, and we've been recognized for our excellence in innovation.

We're seeking a self-motivated and experienced Senior Database Administrator (DBA) to join their dynamic team of experts. As a Senior DBA, you will play a crucial role in enhancing our existing database infrastructure and ensuring the smooth operation of day-to-day activities. Your responsibilities will include handling break/fix situations, capacity management, backup and recovery, database High Availability Clusters, replication setup/management, and ongoing database change reviews. You'll be working in collaboration with a team of two other DBAs, contributing your skills to optimize our MySQL database system on Linux/open-source operating systems. Your expertise will be pivotal in maintaining the backbone of our innovative fintech solutions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Enhance and optimize the existing database infrastructure
  • Manage day-to-day operational activities, including break/fix scenarios
  • Oversee capacity management, backup, and recovery processes
  • Configure and manage database High Availability Clusters and replication
  • Conduct ongoing reviews of database changes
  • Install, configure, and optimize MySQL database system on Linux/open source operating systems
  • Collaborate effectively with a team of fellow DBAs
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience working with MySQL v.8
  • Proficiency in Percona
  • Strong knowledge of database management and administration
  • Hands-on experience in configuring and optimizing MySQL databases on Linux/open source systems
Desired Skills:
  • Experience in cost-management domain
  • Familiarity with AI technologies
The Offer:
  • Competitive Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance 100% paid by employer
  • Retirement Savings: 401(k) plan with 3% matching
  • Generous Time Off: 21 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Performance Bonus: 10% bonus based on achievement
  • Cutting-edge Environment: Join a forward-thinking company at the forefront of fintech innovation
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Posted by: Gabriella Fernandez

Specialization: Data Warehouse/DBA